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Our Team

  • Joseph March

    Founder and Principal Physiotherapist

    Joseph is a Hong Kong and Australian Registered Physiotherapist; Founder and Principal Physiotherapist of the Hong Kong Sports Clinic. Having worked in Hong Kong since 2009 he has solid exposure to a wide range of areas that includes neurological, pediatrics, gerontology and musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation. He is also a committed yoga practitioner and a former high level football player and distance runner. 

    Joseph March - Physiotherapist

    • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Curtin Australia)
    • Hong Kong and Australian Registered Physiotherapist
    • Founder and Principal Physiotherapist Hong Kong Sports Clinic
    • Former Head Physiotherapist of HKFC (Rugby)
    • Consulting Physiotherapist for HK Ballet
    • Personal Physiotherapist of Vlad Ixel (World Class Trail Runner)

    Areas of Focus

    • Shoulder injuries
    • Sports injuries
    • Post surgical rehabilitation
    • Gerontology and neurological rehabilitation
    • Work related and postural pain
    • Yoga therapy
    • Running biomechanics
    • Pelvis and sacroiliaic joint dysfunction
    • Nerve pain
    • Ergonomics 

     
    Joseph is a Hong Kong and Australian Registered Physiotherapist; Founder and Chief Physiotherapist of the Hong Kong Sports Clinic.

    After graduating from Curtin University in Perth Joseph has had
     solid exposure in a wide range of areas that includes neurological, pediatrics, gerontology and musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation. It is his passion for sports and focus on methods towards better recovery that has inspired him to start the Hong Kong Sports Clinic in Central.

    Since 2009 Joseph has been practicing in Hong Kong, specialising in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal and sports injuries. With more than 10,000 hours of experience,  he has treated areas related to pregnancy related pain, desk job pain, as well as the unique injuries that come with a variety of athletic pursuits such as running, swimming, tennis, cross-fit and team based sports. 

    He has partnered with the Hong Kong Football Club as the performance squad physiotherapist, collaborating with high functioning athletes with four seasons working with top rugby teams.

    Joseph is a great believer of combining lifestyle, physical activity and interests. Following this route his personal interest in yoga has led him to pursue the development of his own form of yoga therapy.
    He is also an Olympic weightlifting enthusiast,  former high level football player and distance runner. 





     

  • Kieran Rogers

    Clinical Partner

    Kieran is the Clinical Partner at the Hong Kong Sports Clinic, and a Hong Kong and Australian registered Physiotherapist. As a qualified Doctor of Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiologist, Kieran has over 8 years experience working in the private practice setting.

    Kieran Rogers – Clinical Partner

    • Doctor of Physiotherapy (University of Melbourne, Australia)
    • BSc Health and Exercise Science, Hons (University of New South Wales, Australia)
    • Hong Kong and Australian Registered Physiotherapist

    Areas of Focus

    • Shoulder, Hip/Knee/Ankle injuries
    • Pre- and Post-operative rehabilitation
    • CrossFit Athletes
    • Sports Injuries
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Running biomechanical/efficiency assessments

     
    Kieran is the Clinical Partner at the Hong Kong Sports Clinic, and a Hong Kong and Australian registered Physiotherapist.

    As a qualified Doctor of Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiologist, Kieran has over 8 years experience working in the private practice setting. With a variety of clientele, from amateur and professional athletes, to lower back pain, chronic health management and shoulder injuries, Kieran has a wide range of experience to suit your needs. Using an education-focused, active-based approach to recovery, Kieran focuses on not stopping you from doing what you love while being treated, but by combining evidence-based research with your core values to enable you to return back to a healthier, stronger, pain-free way of life quicker and safer.

    Kieran’s background in Exercise Physiology, lifestyle change and chronic disease management, is also an area he likes to work in, as he seeks to develop the awareness in Hong Kong on how to better self-manage conditions like diabetes, cancer and musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis through lifestyle change programmes that involve exercise prescription and habit modification. With his strong background in sports science and close relationships with Hong Kong’s top coaches (CrossFit), trainers and instructors (Yoga, Pilates), Kieran has the resources to help provide you with both independent remote programming or combined care with your fitness professional to keep you on track.

    So if you are struggling with a niggling injury that hasn’t gone away, want to take control of a ‘condition’ you feel is limiting your lifestyle, or simply want to reduce your risk of future injuries, Kieran will assist you in getting there faster, sooner.





     

  • Taras Makarenko

    Principal Osteopath

    Taras is the Principal Osteopath with the Hong Kong Sports Clinic, where he specialises in mechanical pain associated with sports injuries, "desk-bound" related back pain. He has post graduate training in both pre and post natal, as well as infnat and newborn treatments. He is also a keen tennis player and runner, develpoing his interest in treating sports related injuries. 

    Taras Makarenko - Principal Osteopath

    • Master in Osteopathy (ULB, Brussels)
    • Principal Osteopath at Hong Kong Sports Clinic

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    Areas of Focus

    • General, cranial and visceral osteopathy.
    • Post graduate training in specific osteopathic fields, including both pre and post natal, as well as infant and newborn treatments.
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    Taras is the Principal Osteopath with the Hong Kong Sports Clinic, where he specialises in mechanical pain associated with sports injuries, "desk-bound" related back pain, and nerve entrapment syndromes, like sciatica pain. He has post-graduate training in both pre and post natal as well as infant and newborn treatments.

    His experience includes over 6 years as an independent osteopath, working with multi-disciplinary fields alongside general practitioners, sport doctors and physiotherapists to provide a higher level of effective recovery for his patients. He has engaged with high level athletes in the field of tennis, soccer, rugby, field-hockey, basketball, dance, ballet, trail-running and triathletes.

    To achieve long lasting results, Taras strongly believes that structure and function have to be considered equally. His methodology includes an emphasis on educating patients about their pain, and to consider that effective recovery and treatment extends beyond the therapy room. Education is a key component to treatments when walking with patients for their road to recovery, with a mixture of in-clinic and home exercises (stretches and strength focused) as keys factors to improve symptoms.

    A French national, he enjoys the fast paced environment of Hong Kong, with his two kids and wife his loves alongside a keen interest in tennis and running.

  • Charles Wang

    Physiotherapist

    Charles completed his Physiotherapy degree at the University of Sydney, Australia. Charles has a particular interest in the link between biomechanics and injury, especially in the lumbo-pelvic area and lower limb. As such his treatment approach incorporates manual therapies and exercise prescription to optimise movement patterns, and to recover from and prevent recurring injuries.  

    Charles Wang - Physiotherapist

    Charles completed his Physiotherapy degree at the University of Sydney, Australia. Charles has a particular interest in the link between biomechanics and injury, especially in the lumbo-pelvic area and lower limb. As such his treatment approach incorporates manual therapies and exercise prescription to optimise movement patterns, and to recover from and prevent recurring injuries.

  • Silke Bender

    Yoga Instructor

    Silke has been practicing yoga for more than 10 years. She is a 200 RYT certified yoga Instructor, mainly teaching HATHA & HATHA FLOW yoga classes...

    Silke Bender - Yoga Instructor

    Silke has been practicing yoga for more than 10 years. She is a 200 RYT certified yoga Instructor, mainly teaching HATHA & HATHA FLOW yoga classes. 

    Being a yogi and a runner Silke is offering YOGA FOR RUNNERS/ ATHLETES sequences in order to prevent most common injuries and foster better recovery after training. Her Yoga for Runners/ Athletes sequences include:

    • Hip openers
    • Leg strengthening yoga poses
    • Yoga poses for improvement of hamstring & ITB flexibility
    • Stretching & balancing work
    • Foam rolling

    Yoga complements running and other physical exercises in order to release muscle tightness, strengthen and lengthen muscles and thus preventing or treating injuries.

  • Vlad Ixel

    Fitness Personal Trainer

    Vlad offers one on one coaching as well as small group coaching sessions to take your running to the next level and to keep you injury free...

    Vlad Ixel - Fitness Personal Trainer

    Vlad is an Australian institute of fitness personal trainer, a running coach and a North Face sponsored athlete. He is also a member of the Australian skyrunning team and trail running team and has been on podiums from 10k road races to 100km trail races.

    Vlad offers one on one coaching as well as small group coaching sessions to take your running to the next level and to keep you injury free

    More info can be found on www.vladixel.com